University of Maine USM - Portland, ME

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Employee performs manual work necessary to maintain cleanliness, orderliness, appearance and sanitation of University campus grounds, roads, walks and buildings. Work is primarily routine in nature but may also involve less routine tasks requiring broader knowledge of operations and equipment . Makes decisions that affect the manner and speed in which the elements of an operation are performed. This is an essential position in which winter hours are weather dependent and the employee will be required to report to work during inclement weather and administrative holidays. Department employees may apply to same classification positions during their probationary period.

REQUIRED: Must have a valid Maine Drivers License and a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D). Education enabling ability to communicate effectively required. Must be capable of lifting and carrying equipment and materials up to 50 pounds for short distances, exerting force in excess of 100 pounds occasionally and be capable of standing for long periods of time and flexible enough for bending and reaching. Must have a basic knowledge of safety principles and skills in grounds, landscaping, and custodial procedures. Interpersonal and analytical skills are necessary in order to communicate effectively with coworkers and other University personnel. Please see complete Classification Specification http://www.maine.edu/pdf/UMS_Facilities_Maintenance_Worker.pdf .

Apply online at: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs . You will be required to enter contact information for three references. To ensure consideration, all required materials must be submitted by the review date of April 5, 2013. Materials received after that date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. The university has an institution-wide commitment to inclusion, diversity, multiculturalism and community.